Courses

An Introduction to Pastoral Care/Pupil Support/Guidance

Monday, 28th January 2019, 10:00am3:30pm

Subject: Pastoral Care

A practical and informative course to discuss and examine the current perspectives on the role of Guidance/Pastoral Care in schools.

Course Details

A practical and informative course to discuss and examine the current perspectives on the role of Guidance/Pastoral Care in schools. The Guidance teacher is a unique role within a School tasked with working with Colleagues, Pupils, Parents and external agencies this course aims to give an insight to the paperwork involved and expectations of outcomes. Alongside exploring the role of the specialist principal teacher of Guidance/Pastoral Care as leader and manager. This course is aimed at teachers who are interested in the role of Guidance or existing Guidance teachers who would like to refresh and discuss current practice within schools.

The course will focus on:

  • Examining pupil support and raising achievement and attainment for all
  • Closing the gap (SIMD)
  • Behaviour v Support
  • Reflecting on the importance of a whole school approach to pupil support
  • Exploring the role of specialist principal teachers of pupil support
  • Consider relevant external agencies (Social work, Psychological services, Reporters Department, NHS), their roles and responsibilities and examine the paperwork involved
  • Reflecting on the key leadership and management skills required for the role
  • Leading & managing the Health & Wellbeing curriculum
  • Time Management
  • Chairing meetings effectively

previous delegates have commented:

'thanks very much for a very interesting and helpful day'

'i'm leaving with an extensive amount of resources and a lot of ideas in terms of progressing in a career in Guidance. Thanks'

'brilliant, thank you!'

'very informative and made it clear what is actually involved beyond career progression'

'really useful, lots of infomration to take back and share with colleagues at school. Excellent - thank you!

Course Cost

£179.00 + VAT per person

Course Tutor

Chloe Divers

Chloe Divers

Pastoral Care Tutor, AOK Learning

Chloe is currently a PT Pupil Support and Business Education Teacher for North Lanarkshire Council. Chloe is a marker for SQA in both Business Management and Administration & IT.

Venue Details

AOK Learning Training Centre

Glasgow City Centre training suite with ICT facilities which accommodates up to 16 delegates.


  • Station House
    Suite 2.3
    34 St Enoch Square
    Glasgow
    G1 4DF
    Scotland
    United Kingdom
  • +441412211001
  • info@aoklearning.co.uk

Other information for this Venue

  • Tea & Coffee
  • Free WiFi

Course Registration

Please fill out the form below or call us on 0141 221 1001 during business hours to book onto this course.

An Introduction to Pastoral Care/Pupil Support/Guidance
Monday, 28th January 2019, 10:00am
£179.00 +VAT per person

Additional Comments

Important

Please note cancellation of a confirmed booking within 7 days of the course will be charged at full cost.

About Us

AOK delivers a varied programme of CPD training for teachers and the teaching profession.

Our workshops are limited to a maximum of 16 delegates which allows for close interaction between attendees and our tutors.

Contact Us

AOK Learning Ltd
Station House
Suite 2.3
34 St Enoch Square
Glasgow
G1 4DF
Scotland
United Kingdom

+44 (0)141 221 1001
info@aoklearning.co.uk

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